Jobs at The Guardian Limited (TGL), Credit Officer

The Guardian Limited (TGL), widely acclaimed as the Home of Great Newspapers, is part of the IPP Group of Companies – one of Tanzania’s leading private sector entities with dignified presence in the print media as well as television and radio broadcasting.
TGL currently publishes two upmarket daily newspapers – The Guardian (in English) and Nipashe (in Kiswahili).

In our ongoing endeavour to ensure that, we have a team of highly qualified, diligent and motivated professionals in our various departments and units, we are looking for suitable people to fill the following vacancy below:



    • Collection of outstanding payments in respect of advertisements
    • Issuance of credit notes and control of credit
    • Reconciliation of customers’ accounts
    • Leading freelancers in making follow-ups on uncollected debts
    • Ensuring that the debt status is as accurate and current as possible
    • Developing reports on aged debt accounts and outstanding day sales
    • To identify delinquent debts and take necessary action to recover the debts
    • Offering customers quality services in a prompt manner
    • Ensuring timely transfer of credit made to, and payments made by, customers
    • Reviewing collection queue to perform collection activities accordingly
    • Adhering to customer credit policies and procedures
    • Closing outstanding amounts in monthly collection accounts to meet set targets
    • Contacting debtors and implementing repayment schedules and terms
    • Assisting in efforts to take legal action against debtors, including by providing necessary information
    • Maintaining security and confidentiality of Company and customer information
    • Ensuring compliance with the law during the collection of debts


  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills .
  • Ability to positively and meaningfully connect with clients and encourage them to make timely payments of debts owed
  • Time management skills, particularly as relates to dealing with calls to – and by – Clients
  • Experience in meeting retention and sales negotiation goals
  • Basic computer software skills and ability to work within relevant data spreadsheets
  •  Ability to work diligently and efficiently in a fast-paced environment
  • Attention to detail and ability to reason and think quickly during negotiations


  • Degree in Finance/Accounts/Credit Management .
  • Three years working experience in Debt Collection and Credit Control

Job application procedure
Interested candidates meeting the above-mentioned criteria should send their applications, complete with detailed CVs, addressed to:


Alternatively, deliver the documents at The Guardian Limited offices in Mikocheni Light Industrial Area — opposite ITV studios or send the application via Email:to [email protected]

Deadline: 13 December, 2019
Please, note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Dr.Galus Tarimo
Dr. Galus is a Medical Doctor who is licensed, registered, and allowed to practice medicine as a General Practitioner by the Medical Council of Tanganyika(in Tanzania). A master’s degree student enrolled at Westcliff University-California pursuing an MBA in Healthcare Administration, a technology enthusiast offering an evidence-based approach to medical treatment with more than 1 year of experience in practicing medicine and participating in public health projects fighting against global major diseases such as HIV/AIDS, MALARIA, TB, COVID-19, maternal and child health through research, social education, and community health programs. Dr. Galus has more than 4 years of experience in Blogging, Copywriting, and Search Engine Optimization (Google SEO) based on healthcare-related articles, financial market analysis, and educational content